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Managed care Any input, both direct and indirect, required to produce an intervention See Adjusted average per capita cost, Administrative cost, Average cost, Average cost per claim, Capital cost, Consumable cost, Direct cost, Fixed cost, Health care cost, Incremental cost, Indirect cost, Intangible cost, Marginal cost, Sunk cost, Variable cost. Cf Price Lab medicine The money expended by a provider to produce goods or services.


That amount of money, time, labor, or other expense required to gain possession of something or to attain a goal.
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DoD has developed structured methodology and procurement dynamics in creating an IGCE or cost estimate.
Significant investment decisions will be made based on the megaproject cost estimate.
For individuals who lack a background in the construction industry, this is probably the most difficult aspect of the project cost estimate.
As seen in Table 2, the correlation between the percent of large projects' overruns and the percentage of those for which a cost estimate is prepared during an initial project proposal stage was negative (as expected) and statistically significant at the 0.
Because it is important to recognize that a cost estimate is a prediction of the future, a bet on what we believe is going to happen.
Recommendation: To improve DOD's ability to manage and reduce O&S costs of weapon systems over their life cycle, the Secretary of Defense should direct the Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology and Logistics and the Director of Office of the Secretary of Defense (OSD) Cost Assessment and Program Evaluation to revise DOD guidance to require the services to retain life-cycle O&S cost estimates and support documentation used to develop the cost estimates for major weapon systems.
As Director, NCG, I prepared independent cost estimates for major NRO programs, long-range planning cost estimates for corporate-level programming and budgeting exercises, and program office cost estimates for affordability assessments, preacquisition, source selections, and estimates-at-completion.
Finally, to avoid problems during the budget reviews, the cost estimate and the budget request should match.
LANCASTER - A project to build three veterans homes, including a long-awaited one in Lancaster, remains on track for a 2007 groundbreaking, but cost estimates have risen by $34.
The Bureau's 2010 Census life cycle cost estimate is not reliable because it lacks adequate documentation and is not comprehensive, accurate, or credible.

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